Last updated: September 28, 2023, 12 p.m.
Thermal Spray and Surface Engineering Research Center
Position start date
November 1, 2023
Duration of contract
October 15, 2023
$23.43 and $32.45 per hour, based on the experiences and conditions
The Thermal Spray and Surface Engineering Research Centre focuses on developing new solutions to the high demand of the industry for advanced coatings with improved resistance to environmental degrading factors such as high temperature, wear, corrosion and erosion, often under severe service conditions.
Roles and responsibilities
There are several administrative in the Centre and project management tasks that are typically carried out to support the functioning of the Centre. These tasks can vary depending on the specific nature and scope of the research activities, but here are some common responsibilities:
- Financial Management: Managing the budget and financial resources of the Center, including preparing and monitoring budgets, tracking expenses, processing financial transactions, and ensuring compliance with funding guidelines.
- Grant and Contract Management: Assisting researchers in preparing grant proposals and contract applications, coordinating grant submissions, and managing awarded grants and contracts throughout their lifecycle.
- Human Resources management: Providing support for hiring, and onboarding of employees and students, as well as for managing bursaries for students.
- Research Administration: Providing administrative support to researchers, including facilitating collaborations, coordinating research activities, managing research databases, and supporting the organization of research-related events, conferences, or workshops.
- Facilities and Equipment Management: Supporting the researchers in the allocation and maintenance of research facilities, including coordinating repairs and maintenance, managing access, and ensuring the availability of necessary resources.
- Communication and Outreach: Support the management of the internal and external communication of the Research Center, including maintaining the center's website, disseminating research findings, preparing reports and publications, organizing seminars or symposiums, and engaging with stakeholders and the public.
- Data Management: Assisting researchers in organizing and managing research data, ensuring compliance with data protection and privacy regulations, promoting data sharing and preservation, and supporting the use of appropriate data management tools and platforms.
- Administrative Support: Providing general administrative assistance, such as scheduling meetings, managing correspondence, maintaining records and files, coordinating travel arrangements, and handling procurement of supplies and services.
- Strategic Planning and Reporting: Preparing progress reports and performance metrics, and assisting in the preparation of strategic plans, annual reports, and other relevant documents.
- Recently university graduated from science, engineering, or business
- Solid organizational skills and ability to handle multiple inquiries
- Strong PC skills (MS Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
- Ability to operate effectively with students, professors, industrial professionals
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Ability to write various letters, memos, proofread documents, and edit presentations
- Highly developed sense of professionalism and ethics
- Bilingualism is required (English and French). You will be required to interact with French &
- English speaking stakeholders across Canada
- Knowledge in SAP system is an asset
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and Permanent Residents will be given priority.
- Normal working hours: 9 AM to 5 PM (flexible)
- Hybrid work (in-person 3 days and remote 2 days)
If you are interested to this position, please send your CV by email to email@example.com by October 15, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
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Concordia University is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtià:ke/Montreal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within the Montreal community.
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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. While applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, all applications must include one of the following statements:
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